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Railroad Dispatcher

ransportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster

Career Program
Professional Development Courses

Quick Program Facts

  • Number of courses: 6
  • Total hours: 440
  • Cost: $940 (for entire program)
  • Admission: Requires acceptance into program
  • Financial aid: TPEG, TCC Foundation
  • Campus:  Northwest
  • Types of instruction: classroom and simulation lab
  • Certificate: TCC Certificate of Completion
    • No guarantee of employment

2018 Classes

Start dates are subject to change

  • Day: Monday
  • Dates:
    • March 19
    • April 23
    • July 30

Program Description

Our program will teach you the rules, regulations and procedures of a railroad dispatcher.

You will use computer systems in a hands-on simulated dispatching environment to learn to move trains safely and efficiently across an assigned territory.

Eligibility Requirements and Prerequisites

You must:

Credentials in Detail

After completing this program, you will receive a TCC Certificate of Completion.

Courses You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

How to Apply: Selective Admissions Process

  1. Apply to the Railroad Dispatcher Program:
    1. Complete and submit the Railroad Dispatcher Program Application
    2. Receive approval by the pre-screening panel
    3. Be scheduled for the Railroad Dispatcher Aptitude Test after receiving approval
    4. Pass the Railroad Dispatcher Aptitude Test
    5. Participate in an interview with a panel of industry representatives.
  2. Apply to TCC once you are accepted into the Railroad Dispatcher program.

More Questions?

See our Railroad Dispatcher FAQ.



Northwest Campus

Community & Industry Education Services
Terri Kleam, Program Coordinator
2301 Horizon Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Updated January 05, 2018